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PPG Industries

Research Chemist - Coil Coatings (OEM Deco Industrial)

PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA

['Research Chemist - Coil Coatings (OEM Deco Industrial)','1700007655','Corporate Staff Functions','Band.G','Band.G','','','Full-time','Ongoing','','United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh','!*!Position Summary:

Lead formulation chemist managing innovation and development activities for coil coatings at PPG. Responsibilities include idea generation, technology scouting, planning, conducting and coordinating experiments for new product technology platforms supporting PPG’s organic growth strategy.  Experience in coatings formulation is a plus.

Main Activities/Duties/Responsibilities:

Plan and conduct experimental work such as the formulation, application, and testing of coatings.

Analyze and interpret experimental results effectively in order to contribute to the development of new coatings technologies.

Actively contribute innovative ideas that support the industrial project pipeline.

Communicate and collaborate effectively with associates from the coil coating center of excellence and regional development labs.

Maintain good working knowledge of the applicable intellectual property landscape in order to leverage competitive intelligence and define new patentable space.

Communicate regularly with key stakeholders including product management, business leaders, internal and external customers.','!*!Experience and Education

PhD in a technical field such as chemistry/polymer science/material science/ chemical engineering or related.

1-2 years of coatings formulation experience is preferred, but not required.

Functional and Technical Skills

Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.

Ability to design and develop experiments based on statistical Sigma Logic principles.

Leadership skills with good time management. 


 ','Courtney L Balliet','','Research Chemist - Coil Coatings (OEM Deco Industrial)

8 days 14 hours ago

PPG Industries

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Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Company Profile:
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).